pollen mother cell

noun

Definition of pollen mother cell

: a cell that is derived from the hypodermis of the pollen sac and that gives rise by meiosis to four cells each of which develops into a pollen grain

First Known Use of pollen mother cell

circa 1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pollen mother cell was circa 1870

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“Pollen mother cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pollen%20mother%20cell. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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